This owl is the only one of its family to live in underground burrows.
WEIGHT : 120 to 250 g
FOOD : insects, small reptiles, ruddents…
THREATS : habitat destruction (use of pesticides in agriculture and destruction of burrows), car accidents.
ECO GESTURE : chemical insecticides, very harmful for the environment, can be replaced by natural products : coffee grounds, grapefruit seeds …
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Family : Strigidae
Incubation : 28 days
Habits : pairs
Egg-laying : 6 to 9 eggs
Longevity : 5 years